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14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

Experienced Dr Knows: Surgical abortion (or miscarriage) has stretching of the the cervix, the lowest part of the uterus, to remove the fetus. That stretching leaves bruising, tiny (less than 1/8" long) tears, bleeding, and even clots or tissue. An OB/GYN will definitely know SOMETHING went on with your cervix. If you are trying to hide your abortion from your doctor, ask yourself why. Your doctor needs to know. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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Is it typical to be more fertile after miscarriage/abortion/pregnancy?

Is it typical to be more fertile after miscarriage/abortion/pregnancy?

Fertility: There are no correlations with miscarriage/pregnancy/abortion and increased fertility. The human female normally is fertile once per month when not pregnant. ...Read more

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I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didnt have any complications w/ my ab.

I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didnt have any complications w/ my ab.

What do you mean?: I think you are asking if having elective abortions in the past increases the risk of having a miscarriage. Elective abortions do not increase the risk of miscarriage in the future ...Read more

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Can an unsuccessful abortion cause miscarriage?

Can an unsuccessful abortion cause miscarriage?

Yes: Any distubanc of the prenncy either chemical or mchanical can cause miscairage. ...Read more

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What is the difference between miscarriage and abortion?

Intentional or not: A miscarriage is a pregnancy that ends unintentionally in the first half of pregnancy (before 20 weeks). An abortion is a pregnancy that is intentionally ended at any stage in pregnancy, for medical or non-medical reasons. An abortion is also known as a termination of pregnancy. Many pregnancies that miscarry are genetically abnormal, but women should consult a specialist after 2 miscarriages. ...Read more

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If i take abortion pill will it works and i will get miscarriage ?

If i take abortion pill will it works and i will get miscarriage ?

Which pill?: Which pill are you referring to? Any type of "abortion pill" will need to be administered by a doctor. Do not try to do this without the help of a physician. Planned parenthood can help if you do not have a physician. ...Read more

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Is a full term baby still possible after 2 abortions and 2 miscarriages?

Yes, but see REI MD: You may still have a healthy baby: you've been pregnant 4 times already. Abortions rarely cause problems, but any surgical procedures (D&C) may cause scar tissue inside the uterus. After 2 miscarriages see a fertility md (rei) to look for causes of recurrent miscarriage, including uterus problems like polyps or fibroids, blood clotting disorders, immune system problems, low egg supply. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more